Chicago-Based Program Coordinator [Part-Time]

Job Type

Part Time




United States


BlackFem, Inc. offers innovative and proven solutions for using customized curriculum to build wealth and financial literacy and comprehensive financial education services to transform struggling communities of color. Though we specifically target women and girls since they are more systematically disadvantaged than any other demographic, our school programs are open to all students. Our core values of empowerment and social justice are achieved through the content of our programming, our commitment to reducing economic barriers to a quality financial education, and the long-term relationships we nurture with the communities we serve. 

The BlackFem At School (BFAS) Program Coordinator is critical in ensuring that our school partners feel supported. Our Coordinator will interact directly with school faculty and serve as a representative of BlackFem, Inc. Key responsibilities will include traveling to partner schools, delivering curriculum material, and nurturing long-term professional relationships. Coordinators who are also able to host/teach (we will provide training) sessions with students and teachers are strongly preferred. BlackFem, Inc. currently serves several school districts across Chicago Public Schools and continues to grow quickly. This position will evolve as our organization continues to grow and saturate the region.

This position requires availability on weekdays during and after school hours to travel to partner schools, and additionally will require virtual work at least one day a week, and occasionally on weekends. The current time commitment is estimated to be 15-20 hours per week for part-time coordinators. Full-time positions will be available for part-time employees who successfully complete 3 months with BlackFem.


·     2+ years experience in an administrative, customer service, or similar role; Teaching or professional coaching experience a major plus

·     Access to reliable transportation

·     Demonstrated experience working with diverse groups and teams

·     Excellent written and verbal communication skills

·     Extremely organized and punctual

·     Effective time management skills

·     Keen attention to detail and problem solving skills

·     Proficiency in MS Office and Google Drive

·     Minimum of Bachelor's Degree preferred

Level of Language Proficiency

English fluency required; Spanish fluency a plus

Professional Level

None specified

Minimum Education Required

4-year degree

How To Apply

Applicants who do not follow the instructions below will not be considered for the position.

Email your resume (as pdf) and cover letter (as pdf) addressed to Chloe McKenzie to